16+ CR GTD
Header banner - Nostra Poker
Pokersaint - Lead
Police Officer Shot Dead at Illegal Gambling Den in Thailand Gambling

Police Officer Shot Dead at Illegal Gambling Den in Thailand

by Manthra Koliyer Posted on 05 Aug, 2020

Small casinos with gambling activities and card games are generally illegal in Thailand and the casinos that are present are mainly in the capital city of Bangkok. At an illegal gambling den in Thailand’s capital city, four people including a police major were killed in a shootout, said an official on Tuesday. 

Responding to a call, police officials were informed about gunshots being fired at around 10 am at a venue on Monday in the Yannawa district of southern Bangkok. They found bodies of two men and women, among them was the body of police Maj. Wathaseth Sumniangprasert, said Metropolitan Police Bureau commissioner Lt. Gen. Pakapong Pongpetra. The police officer that died in the shootout was an interrogation inspector at Samae Dam police station in Bang Bon district.

Gen. Pakapong said in a news conference that police Maj. Wathaseth was not on duty when the shootout took place at the venue. The den was operating on the ground floor of a four-storey commercial building about 300 metres off Rama III Road in soi 66.

Police Officer Shot Dead at Illegal Gambling Den in Thailand

The initial investigation leads us to the fact that among the two men that were killed, the man other than the police also turned to the crowd and shot two women.  Among the two women dead was a Cambodian identified as 29 year old, Mao Sreypov. Reportedly, an unknown man shot the first gunman and fled from the venue before the police arrived, said Pakapong. A pistol and 14 bullet shells were retrieved from the spot where the shootout took place.  Officials could not find any surveillance cameras at the venue. 

Gen. Pakapong said that if speculations are to be believed, the gunman bore some grudges against police Maj. Wathaseth. The police are on the lookout for the man that fled the scene. The owner of the den will also be charged since hosting gambling is illegal in Thailand. For more updates on gambling stories in the country, keep reading GutshotMagazine.com and stay tuned!

9stacks slim banner

Tagged : 

More News

Petition seeking arrest for Virat Kholi and Tamannaah for Promoting Online Gambling
3 Aug,2020 

Petition seeking arrest for Virat Kohli and Tam...

US$32 million football gambling ring in Vietnam
16 Jul,2020 

$32 million Football Gambling Ring Busted in V...

First Issue Of Gutshot e-Mag Out Now; FREE to Read For All
13 Jul,2020 

First Issue Of Gutshot e-Mag Out Now; FREE to R...


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Dangal box

Top 10 Poker Rooms

  • Natural8

    Sign-up code "GUTSHOT"
    Offer: 200% bonus up to $1,000 or $100 in instant rewards Register

  • 9stacks

    Instant withdrawal; 100% locked bonus on first deposit
    Offer: "9GUTSHOT" Register

  • PokerSaint

    60-seconds withdrawal; 100% locked bonus on first deposit
    Offer: "GUT100" Register

  • Poker Dangal
    Poker Dangal

    INR 500 Free on sign-up; (425 Locked, 75 Instant)
    Offer: 150% on first deposit up to INR 5,000 Register

  • Spartan Poker
    Spartan Poker

    Sign-up with "GUTSHOT"
    Offer: "GUT300X" to get 300% on your deposit Register

  • Poker Tempo
    Poker Tempo

    Rs. 50 Instant Bonus, Rs. 50 Locked Bonus, No code required!
    Offer: 1 Ticket to 5000 GTD FREEROLL every Monday @ 7PM Register

  • Calling Station
    Calling Station

    Instant withdrawal; Use “RELOAD20” on deposits for 20% locked bonus
    Offer: "GUTSHT" Register

  • Nostra Pro
    Nostra Pro

    Use Code "KING500"
    Offer: 100% Instant Poker Cash Back Register


    Sign-up with "GSBLZ"
    Offer: Make your 1st Deposit of INR 200 & GET 1000 in return! Register

  • PokerHigh

    Sign up with "PHGUTSHOT"
    Offer: Deposit & get 200% cashback on your first deposit using code: HIGH200 Register

Pokersaint box banner

Want to share your thoughts about poker?

Then click the button to submit your article.

Facebook + Follow

Instagram + Follow

Gutshot Chosen One

Gutshot Chosen One